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November 9, 2020 12:00 PM - November 19, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

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Video Gallery | The John Abercrombie Collection

Our fall Fine Musical Instruments online auction is bookended by two notable collections – the violin case research collection of author Dr. Glenn P. Wood (Lots 1001-1070),and the collection of jazz guitarist John Abercrombie (Lots 1248-1275) – and is highlighted by important celebrity memorabilia including Buddy Cage’s custom Emmons pedal steel (Lot 1245),a pair of speaker cabinets from the Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound (Lot 1246),and Eric Dolphy’s Selmer alto saxophone (Lot 1247). Additionally, a rare violin by Jacob Fendt (Lot 1202),silver-mounted violin bow by Victor Fetique (Lot 1099),and early clavichord by John Challis (Lot 1071) round out the sale of 275 lots.

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